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Only Shatrughan, Shahnawaz secular in BJP: Lalu


July 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said only Shatrughan Sinha and Shahnawaz Hussain were secular leaders in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Both Shatrughan ... Read more...

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Bihar minister dares Nitish to sack him


June 20th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) A BJP minister in Bihar Wednesday dared Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to sack him, saying he will keep supporting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi."I will ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders in war of words over PM candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Leaders of Bihar's ruling alliance traded charges Tuesday after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's comments about a "secular" prime ministerial candidate ignited an angry response from ... Read more...

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Karnataka urges PM for massive drought relief package


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) An all-party team from Karnataka led by Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought immediate release of Rs.1,500 ... Read more...

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Hegde taunts Kumaraswamy over personal attack


August 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde and former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy were Saturday locked in an ugly spat over their personal lives."Santosh Hegde has ... Read more...

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Focus shifts to Lokayukta’s recommendation on Yeddyurappa


July 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Monday said he would submit his report on illegal mining in the state Wednesday, shifting the spotlight on what action he ... Read more...

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Will go by Lokayukta on illegal mining, says Bhardwaj


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday said he would go by the recommendations of Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde on illegal mining and emphasised that he was the ... Read more...

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Double blow for Yeddyurappa: Faces illegal mining charge, court case (Roundup)


July 21st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday suffered a double blow. The state Lokayukta blamed him and four of his ministers for illegal mining that has ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa has moral responsibility to act: Soni


July 21st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa had a "moral responsibility to act" in the wake of reports that the Lokayukta had named him as one ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, others named in illegal mining report: Santosh Hegde


July 21st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, mining barons Reddy brothers, Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Kumaraswamy and Congress MP Anil Lad are involved in one way or another ... Read more...

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God as witness as Kumaraswamy battles Yeddyurappa


June 27th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmasthala (Karnataka), June 27 (IANS) An 800-year-old temple turned into a political battleground Monday with Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Kumaraswamy declaring before the deity that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa spares gods, opts for legal battles


June 25th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raichur (Karnataka), June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said Saturday he has dropped the plan to swear before a temple deity his innocence and instead ... Read more...

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Gadkari stops Yeddyurappa’s temple oath plan (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa will not go ahead with his plan to take oath in a temple to disprove claims that he ... Read more...

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Gadkari stops Yeddyurappa’s temple oath plan (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa will not go ahead with his plan to take oath in a temple to disprove claims that he had ... Read more...

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Don’t settle political battles in temples: Gadkari to Yeddyurappa


June 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday said he had told Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa not to involve religious places to settle political ... Read more...

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Gowda family involved in iron ore exports: BJP


June 14th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Deve Gowda's family exported over 150,000 tonnes of iron ore soon after his son became chief minister ... Read more...

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Corrupt taint against Yeddyurappa a perception: Gadkari


April 9th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) With the anti-corruption movement taking centrestage across India, BJP president Nitin Gadkari Saturday faced some tough questioning from industry honchos on the party's failure to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will resign if case is made out, says Rajnath


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quit if a 'prima facie' (at first view) case is made out on corruption and illegal land deal charges against him, ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy accuses top BJP leadership of backing Yeddyurappa


January 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 27 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday accused the senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of backing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who ... Read more...

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Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part I)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): Salman Taseer, the Governor of Pakistan Punjab is dead, killed by his own guard who, it is being said, could not tolerate his liberal views, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa rules out resigning over land scam issue


November 20th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Hubli (Karnataka), Nov 20 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa ruled out his resignation on Saturday over the land scam issue, asserting that he had done nothing wrong and that ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to meet BJP top brass over land scam issue tomorrow


November 19th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who has been summoned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership following the controversy surrounding the allocation of de-notified State-owned ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy demands CM Yeddyurappa’s resignation over land scam


November 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 17 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday demanded State Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa's resignation charging him of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to set up panel to probe land deals (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday declared that he would set up an inquiry commission headed by a former Supreme Court judge to investigate land deals across ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis 99 percent over: BJP spokesperson


October 9th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) The Karnataka crisis is almost 99 percent solved and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders would make a joint statement to the media Saturday morning, a party ... Read more...

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Parrikar meets with rebel BJP legislators


October 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Parrikar Friday began a fresh round of talks with dissident Karnataka legislators, who have been camping at a five star ... Read more...

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Opposing illegal dam construction is our right: Naidu (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday said it was his right to oppose the "illegal dam construction" over Godavari river, dismissing allegations that ... Read more...

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Nitish cancels dinner hosted for BJP top brass over advertisment controversy


June 12th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 12 (ANI): Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday cancelled a dinner planned in honour of the top brass of the Bharatiya Janata Party on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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BJP withdraws support to JMM, Congress weighs options (Roundup)


April 28th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday withdrew support to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority, but the Congress said ... Read more...

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Soren’s vote a calculated move to stay in power?


April 28th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's vote against the cut motion in the Lok Sabha, even at the peril of putting his coalition government in danger, ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren is a secular leader: Congress


April 28th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren was a "secular" leader who may have been "uncomfortable" with the BJP in the state, the Congress said Wednesday, a day ... Read more...

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Government keen on banning criminals from poll fray: Moily


March 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) The central government is keen on banning criminals and communal elements from contesting elections, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Wednesday. "We will elicit views of all political ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for 90 minutes in riot-hit Karnataka town


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) The three-day-old curfew in violence-hit Shimoga town of Karnataka was relaxed for 90 minutes Wednesday morning. People thronged shops to buy essential goods. Police said the situation is ... Read more...

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Kannada daily’s office vandalised over Taslima article


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) The office of regional daily Kannada Prabha in the coastal Karnataka town of Mangalore was vandalised late Tuesday by a group of masked men protesting the publication ... Read more...

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Two die in protests against Taslima Nasreen’s article


March 1st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Two people were killed, including one in police firing, as protests in Karnataka over the publication of a translated version of Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's article in ... Read more...

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